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New York Is 2018’s 10th Best Large City for Basketball Fans – WalletHub Study

With the NBA Finals kicking off on May 31 and the league allowing teams to sell ad space on uniforms as of 2017, estimated to generate $100 million to $150 million in yearly revenue, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Basketball Fans. To find the best cities for professional- and college-basketball fans, ... Read More »

Deadline Moves Show Knicks Actually Have A Plan

By Ben Horney Without Kristaps Porzingis on the court the New York Knicks resemble a dumpster that has been set aflame, but if owner James Dolan continues to let the executive tandem of Steve Mills and Scott Perry do their thing, the team’s future can still be bright. Mills and Perry, president and general manager for the Knicks, respectively, didn’t ... Read More »

Unicorns Have Ligaments Too

By Ben Horney Kristaps Porzingis had just completed a monster slam dunk over one of the best defenders in the NBA when the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee — a ligament so important that its middle word is almost the word “crucial” — decided it had been in one single piece for too long. As Porzingis’ knee buckled ... Read More »

Beloved Knicks announcer Andariese to receive Johnny Bach Award from Fordham

 John Andariese to Receive Johnny Bach Award at Fordham Basketball Tip-Off Dinner on Monday Night, October 30 at The Water Club in New York City Fordham Posthumously Honors Beloved Knicks Hall of Fame Analyst, Distinguished Fordham Alumnus   New York, October 17—Fordham University Athletics will celebrate the life of beloved New York Knicks analyst and distinguished alumnus John Andariese when he posthumously receives the “Johnny Bach Award” on Monday night, October 30 at the 2017 Fordham ... Read More »

NY Sports Report with Mike Lalor: MLB and NBA analysis

On Wednesday, February 17th, Pitchers and Catchers started to report to Major League Baseball Camps in both Florida and Arizona. What a welcome and warming sight after the recent blast of Arctic air that dominated much of the central and eastern parts of the United States during President’s Day weekend. Now, 108 days after Kansas City Royal closer Wade Davis ... Read More »

Sports Thoughts with Mike Lalor: Baseball HOF & Resurgent Knicks

Baseball Hall of Fame Congratulations to Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza who were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWA). Both are extremely deserving, and Ken Griffey, Jr. set a new standard for percentage of voting obtained, with 99.3% (437 out of 440); the previous record was held by ... Read More »

Mike Lalor’s Sports Report: Jets, Mets, Knicks and more!

Week 8 Preview: New York Jets (4-2) at Oakland Raiders (3-3)…and around NY sports Coming off a 30-23 Week 7 road loss to the undefeated, and first place-New England Patriots, the New York Jets (4-2, 2nd AFC East) will travel out to northern California this weekend, in order to take on the improved Oakland Raiders (3-3, 2nd AFC West). Last ... Read More »

2015-16 NEW YORK KNICKS PREVIEW: ARE WE STAYING ME7O?

By Jared Mintz, Guest Columnist courtesy of BroJackson.com Re·build rēˈbild/ verb build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed. When Phil Jackson was named as President of the New York Knicks towards the end of the 2013-14 season, it really wasn’t to bring the organization a quick turnaround. It was to rebuild a roster that was damaged, and in return, set in place ... Read More »